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Distance between Charlotte, NC (CLT) and Charleston, SC (CHS)

Flight distance from Charlotte to Charleston (Charlotte Douglas International Airport – Charleston International Airport) is 168 miles / 270 kilometers / 146 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 49 minutes.

Driving distance from Charlotte (CLT) to Charleston (CHS) is 203 miles / 326 kilometers and travel time by car is about 3 hours 37 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Charlotte to Charleston.

Shortest flight path between Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) and Charleston International Airport (CHS).

How far is Charleston from Charlotte?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Charlotte and Charleston. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 167.776 miles
  • 270.009 kilometers
  • 145.793 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth’s surface, using an ellipsoidal model of the earth.

Haversine formula
  • 168.113 miles
  • 270.551 kilometers
  • 146.086 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).

Airport information


A Charlotte Douglas International Airport
City: Charlotte, NC
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: CLT
ICAO Code: KCLT
Coordinates: 35°12′50″N, 80°56′35″W

B Charleston International Airport
City: Charleston, SC
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: CHS
ICAO Code: KCHS
Coordinates: 32°53′54″N, 80°2′25″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Charlotte and Charleston.

Time Difference

Charlotte, NC

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Charleston, SC

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 50 kg (110 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Charlotte (CLT) → Charleston (CHS).

Distance:
168
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
168

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